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Volvo Ocean Race - Big test for Team Alvimedica with Kiwi coach By Volvo Ocean Race, , 4:13 AM Fri 30 May 2014
Team Alvimedica set sail for the biggest test yet for the young crew when they leave Lisbon on Friday, bound for Newport, Rhode Island across the Atlantic in preparation for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. They are the new kids on the block in the biggest offshore challenge in sailing but are already soaking up experience thanks to a mentoring scheme put in place by team management. ...[more]

Time holandês da Volvo Ocean Race escolhe novatos para regata By Volvo Ocean Race, , 7:19 AM Thu 29 May 2014
Comunicado de imprensa emitido em nome do Team Brunel: Equipe de Bouwe Bekking anuncia mais dois tripulantes para a Volvo Ocean Race. Depois de quatro meses de treinamento intensivo, o Team Brunel anunciou mais dois tripulantes para a disputa da Volvo Ocean Race. ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel announces two more crew + Video By Anita van Oeveren, , 12:36 AM Thu 29 May 2014
Following four months of intensive training, Team Brunel skipper Bouwe Bekking announced two more crew this Monday during a private event in The Netherlands. According to the race rules, every team shall include two sailors under the age of 30 onboard and Bekking has chosen 25-year old Louis Balcaen (BEL) and 27-year old Rokas Milevicius (LIT) to cover these two spots. ...[more]

Dongfeng Race Team training before set sail on transatlantic test By Dongfeng Race Team, , 1:29 PM Wed 28 May 2014
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race - ‘Dongfeng’ safely arrived in the USA one week ago, thanks to ‘Maersk Line’, the team’s new Official Shipping Partner. She has since been re-assembled and prepared in Newport, Rhode Island, one of the 10 stops in the Volvo Ocean Race next year and is now ready for the gruelling journey ahead. ...[more]

2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race - Change of plan on Transatlantic Day 12 By Team SCA, , 9:58 PM Tue 27 May 2014
The complex nature of sailing as a sport is one of many reasons why we love it. There are always challenges to accept as we have seen these last twelve days, both physical and mental. ...[more]

Portuguese Mayor throws town’s support behind Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing By Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, , 10:51 PM Thu 22 May 2014
Carlos Carreiras, the mayor of Cascais – the Portuguese town which is currently the training base of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR), 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race – recently toured the team’s Azzam Volvo Ocean 65 yacht and pledged his town’s support for the UAE entry. ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica estrena con Paul Cayard By Volvo Ocean Race, , 12:23 AM Thu 22 May 2014
El joven equipo de Team Alvimedica ha comenzado con el legendario regatista estadounidense Paul Cayard un innovador programa de entrenamiento con veteranos de la Volvo Ocean Race para llegar a su máximo nivel competitivo cuando comience la próxima edición de la vuelta al mundo a vela el 4 de octubre en Alicante. ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Making up the experience gap By Volvo Ocean Race, , 8:40 PM Wed 21 May 2014
Team Alvimedica’s young guns challenging for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 are already making up the experience gap with innovative solutions to make them as competitive as possible before the starter’s gun sounds in October. ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Five boats have clocked 30,000 nautical miles By Volvo Ocean Race, , 2:06 AM Tue 20 May 2014
Five Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 boats have already covered nearly 30,000 nautical miles in their pre-event preparations giving both teams and event organisers the opportunity to test equipment and crews on land and sea. The training runs have visited seven ports in the United States, China, Portugal, Spain (Lanzarote) and the United Kingdom so far ahead of the race start in October this year. ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race - They call him Johnny and he's made by sailing By Volvo Ocean Race, , 1:44 AM Sun 11 May 2014
Meet Gerd-Jan Poortman – call him Johnny. Aged 38, he has a girlfriend and two young children. He has been sailing since he was a kid, and is now gearing up for the Volvo Ocean Race with Team Brunel. His daily routine is tough, but in a life made by sailing it's just another day at the office. ...[more]

Southern Spars announces new management team for Rig Pro International By Josh Impey, , 11:03 PM Wed 7 May 2014
Southern Spars is pleased to announce the new Rig Pro International management team, led by Des Davis and supported by Gavin McPherson. Both Davis and McPherson are extremely passionate sailors and have a wealth of experience in the yachting industry that will see them take Rig Pro from strength to strength ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race: Emirates Team NZ pulls out of Volvo consideration By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 2:52 PM Fri 2 May 2014
Emirates Team NZ have issued a statement saying that they will not be competing in the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race. In recent weeks, the team says it had explored a joint challenge with Spanish interests. Grant Dalton said the team was not convinced it could mount a successful challenge in the time available and the team’s energies would be better directed towards the next America’s Cup. ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race: Team SCA - Bound for the USA - Life on board - Day 3 By Corinna Halloran, , 8:52 AM Tue 29 Apr 2014
Corinna Halloran, the trial On Board Reporter for Team SCA, the all womens crew in the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race continues the story of the crew's trans-Atlantic blast to USA. There they will dock in Newport RI, before doing it all again and heading back to Europe. ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race: Womens crew blasting towards USA - Day 2 By Corinna Halloran, , 7:03 AM Mon 28 Apr 2014
Team SCA are crossing the Atlantic Ocean bound for the USA. The all-female crew left their Spanish base in Lanzarote on Thursday, sailing to Newport in the USA. Onboard Reporter trialist Corinna Halloran sent us a report from the boat – and it sounds quite wild. ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race: Why Capey keeps coming back By Agathe Armand, Volvo Ocean Race, , 3:49 PM Sat 26 Apr 2014
Meet Andrew Cape, 51, the Australian navigator of Team Brunel. This will be Capey’s sixth participation in the race – he sailed with Telefónica last time – and his seventh lap round the world. In the world of offshore sailing, everyone knows Capey is great at what he does. His experience is vast; he first took part in the race in 1993-94 and he’s seen all kinds of weather and situations. ...[more]

Cammas on Caudrelier – different styles, same objective By Jon Bramley, , 2:42 PM Sun 20 Apr 2014
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race - Franck Cammas bucks the trend of top class ocean racers who tend to be built on the very massive side. But the little Frenchman still ranks as one of the toughest around, a man whose word is law on any boat he choses to skipper. Ask him about Charles Caudrelier, though, and he immediately breaks into a broad smile. ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team first official qualifier By Dongfeng Race Team, , 3:01 AM Thu 17 Apr 2014
The first team to officially qualify for the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race is Dongfeng Race Team. Confirmation came direct from Jack Lloyd, Race Director of the Volvo Ocean Race that following the team’s recent 18 day training voyage, Dongfeng Race Team has met the official qualification requirements of sailing 2,000 nautical miles non-stop with 60% of the crew members for Leg 1 onboard. ...[more]

Volvo Ocean Race: North Sails on outfitting the Volvo 65 By North Sails Media, , 10:22 PM Tue 15 Apr 2014
When it comes to the Volvo Ocean Race (or any ocean race for that matter), Bruno Dubois is North Sails' point man. His thousands of ocean miles and 25 years of sailmaking have something to do with it. A veteran of the Transat Jacques Vabre, Jules Verne and Whitbread Round the World Race, he is a Corel 45 world champion and Mini Transat winner. ...[more]

Na água! Barco do Team Alvimedica já está pronto para os treinos By Volvo Ocean Race, , 2:18 AM Sat 12 Apr 2014
O barco Team Alvimedica foi lançado nesta sexta-feira em Southampton. O novo Volvo Ocean 65 passará agora por seis meses de intenso treinamento com a tripulação, que ainda não foi 100% definida. O sonho dos velejadores norte-americanos Mark Towill e Charlie Enright começa, aos poucos, a se tornar realidade. ...[more]

Team Alvimedica, listo para navegar tras botar su Volvo Ocean 65 By Volvo Ocean Race, , 12:42 AM Sat 12 Apr 2014
Team Alvimedica botó el viernes su nuevo barco Volvo Ocean 65 en la ciudad británica de Southampton y culminó así seis meses de pruebas de selección y de duro entrenamiento antes del comienzo de la regata en octubre en Alicante. ...[more]

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